Mumbai’s punishing signal

An interesting initiative to tackle a common problem in India -Honking at traffic signals. What if the behavior of people is redirected against them to instantly face consequences of their action. Yes, that was the thought behind this experiment. Though the practicality of scaling this questionable, there are some interesting

Corporate titles with a twist : Rise of T-Shaped CXO

Everyone in corporate world likes to have rich and fancy titles, however, there are corporations who take the business of crafting titles quite seriously with a reason. On face value, one can dismiss new titles as, ‘different but same’, however, little research will show certain titles are constructed with purpose

Taking cultural competency seriously

One of the most discussed topics in the workplace in this globalized world is diversity. While diversity had many facets- gender, ethnicity, nationality etc, the one area that is usually understated is the appreciation of different cultures. Today,  most of the  large organizations either locally or globally are being made

M-Changa : Mobile innovation for social commerce

Africa has always been in forefront when it comes to innovating using mobile services.M-Pesa, the mobile money transfer service started launched few years ago was a such great success story that several innovations have been built levering M-Pesa platform. One such interesting service is M-Changa which uses the mobile technologies

Frozen foods inspired by none other than Eskimos !

In 1916, a young American scientist and inventor called Clarence Birdseye went to Canada as a fur trader. He noticed that people in Labrador kept their food frozen in the snow for extended periods in the winter. During his time in the Arctic, Birdseye observed that Eskimos froze food in

Disruption in People Practices

Disruption in business models is now all pervasive an no is immune to it.Is it time for disruption in the people practices as well ? May be yes going by some interesting people practices adopted by leading organisations. ‘Pay to Quit’ policy of Amazon  Amazon Chief, Jeff Bezos earlier in